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  • Title: View of Lake Coniston, Lancashire
  • Creator: Francis Towne
  • Date Created: 1786
  • Location: Coniston Water
  • Physical Dimensions: Mount: 12 3/4 × 24 7/8 inches (32.4 × 63.2 cm) Contemporary drawn border: 8 3/8 × 20 7/8 inches (21.3 × 53 cm) Sheet: 6 1/8 × 18 5/8 inches (15.6 × 47.3 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: trees, lake, mountain, hills, house, landscape
  • Type: Drawing & Watercolor
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Watercolor and pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
  • Repository Name: Yale Center for British Art
  • Inventory Number: B1977.14.6293
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Signed and dated in brown ink, lower left: "F. Towne | delt 1786"
  • Inscription: Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "F. Towne | delt 1786"; Inscribed in brown ink, verso, upper center: "No 25 A View of the Lake of Coniston in Lancashire drawn on the Spot | by Francis Towne August 15th 1786"
  • Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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